In the urbanised landscape we inhabit every part has been designed or at least influenced by human beings. Take a broad view or look in detail and you will see a complex living organism that is the canvas for landscape architecture. Explore techniques which will help you to become a creative and reflective designer, primed to start a rewarding career as a chartered landscape architect.
We are experts in landscape architecture - our teaching experience spans more than 50 years. We also have a proven track record of helping graduates find rewarding careers.
We are dedicated to ensuring your course suits your needs, so you will be able to tailor your studies towards your career aspirations. Through live projects and competitions, you will be tasked with responding to the numerous environmental challenges facing today's landscape architects.
On this flexible studio-based course you will benefit from our multimedia studios equipped with drawing boards, computers and model-making facilities, specialist workshops and a new Sustainable Technology & Landscape Resource Centre, due to be completed in 2017.
This course is accredited by the Landscape Institute and will enable you to become a graduate member of the organisation.
We are proud to be celebrating 50 years of landscape architecture at Leeds Beckett University. Find out more on the Landscape at 50 website.
Requirements:Applicants should normally have completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Landscape Architecture to access the top up course. Alternatively applicants to the full MA course should have at least a second class honours degree supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional; a template can be accessed at this link.All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements, please access further details at this link
English Language Requirement: IELTS 6.5 with no skills below 6.0, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
Our University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Please note that for some of our professional courses all applicants will need to meet the specified entry criteria and in these cases work experience cannot be considered in lieu. If you wish to apply through this route you should refer to our University Recognition of Prior Learning policy that is available on our website.
Please note that all applicants to our University are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent, variations to this will be listed on the individual course entry requirements.
Your projects are supported through lectures, specialist workshops, small group seminars and one-to-one tutorials, together with UK and overseas study visits, including Amsterdam and Bordeaux. You will benefit from our multimedia studios equipped with drawing boards, computers and model-making facilities, a state-of-the-art library, specialist workshops and a Landscape Resource Centre including experimental gardens.
Our virtual studio (CAGD) provides a valuable learning environment particularly for part-time students and those studying at a distance. Our studio provides a forum for tutor support and feedback as well as opportunities for creative dialogue with colleagues. Many students choose to undertake 'live' or practice based projects working with local community organisations or for clients such as the Amsterdam planning department and you will become part of an extensive network of landscape practitioners and researchers.
Our course is fully accredited by the Landscape Institute which is the final university qualification that enables you to become a Graduate member of the Institute. A further examination is taken after working in professional practice before you become a Chartered Landscape Architect.
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Last updated April 18, 2017